Prospects signs the Armed Forces Covenant
Prospects, the employment, education, care and skills company, has signed the Armed Forces Covenant. The covenant is a promise by the nation ensuring those who serve, or who have served, in the armed forces, and their families, are treated fairly.
Prospects, which employs more than 1,500 people, signed the covenant pledging to make sure anyone who has served in the forces, and their families, will be not be disadvantaged when accessing services and those injured or bereaved may receive special treatment. Prospects also pledges to support veterans applying for roles within the company, be flexible and supportive of reserve forces, and spouses and partners of those being deployed.
Nick Bell, Prospects Chief Executive, who signed the pledge, comments: “At Prospects we celebrate equality and diversity, by signing this pledge we are committing to honour the Armed Forces Covenant and support the armed forces community. At Prospects we recognise the value diversity brings to our work and it is important to us that serving personnel, both regular and reservists, veterans and military families are able to fully contribute to our business and country.”
Prospects is a Leader in Diversity and won the National Centre for Diversity Best Large Company 2017 Award.